3 metrics for measuring the effectiveness of stress-relieving scents in cosmetics
Stress relieving scent is a cornerstone of the holistic skincare movement, and one research team wants to develop a method to quantify its efficacy.
A research team out of Germany and Switzerland, Arielle Springer et al., recently published research in Cosmetics exploring a standardized procedure to objectively measure the effectiveness of stress-relief aromatic actives.
Transparency Market Research estimates the global health and wellness market will hit $6.94 trillion by 2031, propelled by growth in multifunctional personal care products like skincare and hand care.
Especially after COVID-19 lockdowns in 2020, personal care brands have included stress-relieving smells to step into that wellness market.